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Today's Features

  • The Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown shows two Christmas classics as families prepare to celebrate.

    “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) shows at 7 p.m. tonight. This popular holiday movie features a mysterious old man who appears during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and claims to be Santa Claus. A young girl, and most of the city, struggles to decide if they believe him. 

    Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn and a young Natalie Wood star in this classic.

  • The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown hosted its Second Annual Christmas Tea Party on Dec. 2 at the Brown-Pusey House. Members served more than 50 guests.

    A scholarship was presented to Jessica Ryan, the 2012 Amelia Earhart Essay Contest winner, at the tea. Ryan is in the nursing program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    Proceeds from the tea are used for scholarships and to support local, national and international Zonta service projects to improve the status of women.

  • SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program Executive Director Tanya Thomas, left, receives a Christmas donation from Alesha Hibner and Richard Jernigan, representative of MTCI Accessions Systems Branch- MTT.

  • Webelos Scouts from Pack 24, chartered by Longview United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, participated in a weekend campout at Saunders Springs in November. Along with earning several activity badges, they also participated in a service project and built a bridge and enhanced 150 feet of trail.

  • BOATRIGHT. Navy Airman Gregory A. Boatright, a 2003 graduate of Bluegrass Military Academy at Fort Knox, along with nearly 12,000 past and current crewmembers, family and friends attended the inactivation of aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

    Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, recently completed its 25th and final deployment and returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled inactivation, held prior to the ship’s terminal offload program and subsequent decommissioning.

  • FOWLER. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Patricia R. Fowler, a 1988 graduate of North Hardin High School, along with nearly 12,000 past and current crewmembers, family and friends attended the inactivation of aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).

    Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, recently completed its 25th and final deployment and returned to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for a scheduled inactivation, held prior to the ship’s terminal offload program and subsequent decommissioning.

  • COLLINS. Air Force Airman Steve P. Collins graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2008 graduate of Warrensburg Junior Senior High School, he is the son of Brenda Gottlieb of Warrensburg, N.Y., and Roy Collins of Vine Grove.

  • SUENKEL. Jacob L. Suenkel has enrolled in the Army ROTC, Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, program at the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh, Wisc. Upon graduation and completion of ROTC military science courses at the host university, the cadet receives a bachelor’s degree and a commission of second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Suenkel is a 2011 graduate of Fort Knox High School.

  • OWENS. Marine Corps Pvt. Nathyn K. Owens, son of William S. Owens of Elizabethtown, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.

  • CHAPMAN. Marine Corps Pfc. Cameron L. Chapman, son of Kathleen G. and Russell E. Chapman of Sonora, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. Chapman is a 2012 graduate of Central Hardin High School.